Know more about your Blood pressure readings. For common person

Blood pressure recording consist of two values systolic and diastolic. Systolic value is larger one and diastolic value is smaller one, for example if blood pressure reading is 130/80 mmhg , then systolic value is 130 mmhg and diastolic value

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Consent and decision making for operation, doctor patients relationship

Explaining the risk and benefit of a procedure to patients, is one of challenging jobs. With increasing legal suits on doctors, relation and confidence between the doctor and patients is worsening. Doctors apart from treating patents are under pressure of

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Women get up and walk, your heart is not safe like before

Few years ago when middle aged women walked in to clinic of physician with complaints of chest pain most doctors diagnosed cause of pain to be non cardiac but now trend is changing. Even today diagnosis of heart attack in

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Fish Oil (n-3 or omega 3 fatty acids) may not protect from heart attack

Omega a 3 fatty acids have been found to of beneficial in patients after they have suffered a heart attack but according study published in NEJM there role in prevention of heart attack in patients with risk factors of heart

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Vanishing (Biodegradable) stents are better than stents that stay for heart attack

Against conventional wisdom coronary stents used for keeping  clogged arteries open if get dissolved over time after finishing their job are better than conventional stents that stay permanently, used commonly today. This cutting edge technology may revolutionize the treatment of

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Removal of Uterus may not increase heart attack risk

Removal of uterus medically called as hysterectomy is one of the common procedure in women, around one in three women would have undergone this procedure by age 60 years, and some would also undergone removal of ovum or (eggs) also

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Caution before pushing sheath, while doing pericardial tapping,

Pericardial tapping can be catastrophe, so it is always better take all precaution while doing pericardial tapping, if aspirated fluid is hemorrhagic than  it becomes difficult rule  out right ventricle is puncture.


In case one is not sure
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Beetroot juice decreases blood pressure

Patients suffering from high blood pressure if they drank Beetroot juice their blood pressure decreased, 8 ounces of beetroot juice reduced 10 mmhg of blood pressure. This study was done in small group of patients who had high blood pressure.

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